Warehouse Operative - Driver - Bristol - #418832

Smiths News


Date: May 14, 2022
City: Bristol
Salary: £10 / hour
Contract type: Full time
Work schedule: Full day
Smiths News

Warehouse Operatives - Bristol
Immediate starts available!



  • £10.45 Per Hour

  • Requires a full UK drivers licence

  • The role will be 35 hrs per week. Shift times 02;00 - 09:00 rest days to be agreed - will be some weekend work.


At Smiths News we are a PLC business where every employee makes a difference and has a chance to make an impact. Our history carries through to our 21st century operations, where our values of Creative, Fair, Friendly, Open, Quick and Trusted are as true for our customers as they are for our employees. If you want to work for a business where you’re valued, trusted and empowered to develop – we’re the business for you!


About the role


Our Warehouse Operative teams are the heartbeat of Smiths News. From early birds to night owls our teams are responsible for all aspects of the day to day operation in our Bristol depot.


Warehouse Operatives ensure that our customers’ orders are fulfilled, returns are processed and that everyone; no matter how big or small gets the service they expect from a market leading wholesaler!


You will be responsible for:



  • Labelling, sorting and packing of products using the tracking process

  • Processing returns of product back from customers

  • Ensuring a compliance with legislation, high standard of good housekeeping, health & safety, cleanliness and security


What we can offer you


Not only do we offer free onsite parking, a competitive salary, 2x salary life assurance, 5% match pension and 25 days holiday but you’ll also have access to:



  • 24/7 E-Learning modules, Training and Development opportunities

  • Sharesave Scheme, Cycle to work schemes, Tastecard, Health cash plan

  • Leisure discounts; Gym, holiday, Theme Parks

  • Colleague Assistance Programme & Colleague referral scheme


About you


At Smiths News every employee is important to us. Whether you’ve worked as a Warehouse Operative for other companies or are venturing into Logistics for the first time from Retail, Hospitality, Leisure or many other industries, you’ll receive the support to be successful.


In return we’re looking for someone with strong communication skills; a positive can do attitude who with an organised, accurate approach to meeting and exceeding targets to deliver an outstanding customer experience.


About us


Smiths News is the UK’s largest news wholesaler. Our colleagues serve 24,000 retailers every day of the year, operating from 37 distribution centres. Service and efficiency put us at the forefront of our industry and with 55% market share we are the leading player in one of the world’s fastest moving supply chains.


Inclusion and diversity is a key part of our culture. Through our Everyone In initiative, we’re working together to build a more inclusive and diverse workplace and shape a culture that embraces people from all backgrounds, experiences and orientations.



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